Podcast Episode 18: Concurrency Solutions Architect Brian Haydin

On this episode of the Change Agent CTO Podcast, Concurrency’s own Solutions Architect Brian Haydin shares stories about what it’s like to be a technology consultant working inside some of the top organizations in the US, why establishing trust with each client leads to success, and how his own intellectual curiosity fuels his passion for helping clients solve the challenges that come with change. In addition, Brian offers candid guidance on how to navigate the internal politics and resistance that often stifle change. Plus, you’ll hear Nate and Brian exchange stories from their years in the trenches- from awkward interviews to “I worked with a serial killer for six months.” You won’t want to miss this episode! Listen Now

Podcast Episode 17: Fox World Travel CIO Sam Hilgendorf

On this episode of the Change Agent CTO Podcast, Nathan sits down with the CIO of Fox World Travel Sam Hilgendorf to discuss the ebb and flow of changes that occurred in and outside the travel industry during the height of the pandemic and onward. What do leaders need to prioritize and how does one balance the measures of success while also learning from the downfalls? From transparency of leadership teams to pivoting customer engagement methods, this episode brings to light the importance of sticking to your guns and responding to adversity. Listen Now

Podcast Episode 16: CHS Inc. VP of IT Zach Hughes

On this episode of the CTO Change Agent Podcast, Nathan sits down with CHS Inc.’s Vice President of IT Zach Hughes as they discuss what it’s like to work within tech in a non-tech industry. Zach touches on why industries, whether tech-heavy or not, should still think about infrastructure and cloud migrations that could modernize their environment and create better business opportunities for efficient and secure work. Zach emphasizes that everyone should be on their own journey to gain experience and thus help others with their own journeys, making your team feel comfortable being themselves at work and embracing the “geek culture” in a non-tech environment. Listen Now

About Our Host

Nathan Lasnoski

Nathan Lasnoski is the CTO at Concurrency, a professional services firm that helps organizations leverage technology to improve their businesses. He is an eleven-time Microsoft MVP, speaks regularly at national business and technology events, and is known for his bold approach and ability to drive change at organizations and the broader communities they serve.